PHT’s Morning Skate takes a look around the world of hockey to see what’s happening and what we’ll be talking about around the NHL world and beyond.
CSNPhilly.com went all-out to capture the excitement of Game 1 of the Philadelphia Flyers-Pittsburgh Penguins series. Tim Panaccio goes in detail regarding the comeback from a 3-0 deficit, John Gonzalez discusses Ilya Bryzgalov’s bear of a start and Sarah Baicker spotlights Danny Briere’s impressive playoff “clutch” factor.
NHL.com takes a look at how Kris Letang’s great start was subdued by the fact that his night ended so poorly. (NHL.com)
From the look of things, the Detroit Red Wings-Nashville Predators series might go a full seven games. (Detroit Free Press)
CSNNE.com’s Joe Haggerty and CSNWashington.com’s Chuck Gormley break down both sides of the Boston Bruins-Washington Capitals series. (CSNNE.com)
The Los Angeles Kings had an awfully interesting message for “everyone in Canada outside BC” after Dustin Penner & Co. beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-2 in Game 1. (Puck Daddy)
Joel Quenneville and Dave Tippett were once teammates. Now they’re coaching opposing teams in an intriguing series between the Chicago Blackhawks and Phoenix Coyotes. (CSNChicago.com)
The New York Rangers are glad that captain Ryan Callahan will be available to start the 2012 playoffs. (ESPN New York)
Speaking of which, Sarah McLellan reports that the Coyotes are “ready to get intense.” (AZ Central)
Brodie Brazil, Kevin Kurz and Ray Ratto break down a challenging endeavor for the San Jose Sharks: scoring against the St. Louis Blues. (CSNBayArea.com)